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Donations Neared $300 Million In France Córdova's Final Year As Purdue President

Purdue University president France Córdova holds a press conference in January.

And the wait begins. On Sunday, France A. Córdova stepped down as president of Purdue University, though it will be another six months before Mitch Daniels finishes his term as governor and takes office. Provost Tim Sands will lead the university in the interim. Córdova announced last year that she would leave the university at […]

What Does IU's Big Fundraising Year Mean For Students?

2011 was a much better year for donations to colleges and universities, The Chronicle for Higher Education reports, and Indiana University had a better year than most. The total amount IU received in grants and gifts last year — more than $295 million — ranked 17th in a national survey of college giving whose results were released this week, […]

Walton Family Donates $25.5M To Charter Network Behind Indianapolis School

The Walton Family Foundation has donated more than $25.5 million to the KIPP network of schools, which counts an Indianapolis middle school among more than 100 K-12 charters it operates nationwide. Ed Week blogs: The Bentonville, Arkansas-based foundation, created by Wal-Mart founders Sam and Helen Walton, has been a longtime supporter of KIPP schools. But […]

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